It’s no secret that the authorities are trying to crack down on wreckless and irresponsible driving habits. According to the BBC, “In 2015 – the latest year for which figures are available – 22 people were killed and 99 seriously injured in accidents where a driver was using their phone”. So it’s no wonder that it’s time to change a habit that has crept in causing major upset on our roads, and serious consequence to our families and loved ones.
As of 1 March, penalties for using a phone at the wheel double to six points and a £200 fine. New drivers who get six points or more must retake their practical and theory tests. More experienced drivers can be banned if they get 12 points in three years. It is serious – and it’s time to become vigilant.
There is only so much that you as a concerned parent or authority can do – and then you need to rely on technology to help you. Motorsparks is proud to work with some of the best telecommunication suppliers in the industry – and whether you’re looking for a solution for a hands-free kit, or whether you’re looking for in-vehicle monitoring systems – we can help find you what you need.
Thinkware Dash Cams
As an approved distributor of the Thinkware product range, Motorsparks provides a wide range of options for forward and rear-facing cameras that protect you when you need it most. With the mobile-related vehicle incidents on the rise, it’s important for you to be able to look out for your own loved ones – and that’s where good quality dash cameras serve as your eyes and ears when you are not present. Unfortunately – the “cheap and cheerful” options you get from mainstream retailers sometimes simply don’t suffice – and so often it takes something as serious as a vehicle collision to realise that you should have invested in a high quality solution that simply won’t let you down.
Whether it’s the Parrot range, or a bespoke mobile-operator solution, we’ve worked on them all. If you’re looking for a solution that provides connectivity for you while you’re driving, then speak to us. We’ll help you find the solution you need that keeps you safe and in control of your vehicle at all times.
The laws are changing – and so should your habits. So get in touch us today to speak about how we can help to keep you safe and in control.